The GHANA PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL (GPJ) and THE APOTHECARY NEWS (AN) are dedicated to the exchange of information and understandings about medical and non-medical issues among pharmacists and clinicians. It is an annual medical journal for pharmacists published by the PSGH. The publication provides clinical information for pharmacists to use in their everyday practice. Each issue contains articles and features covering pharmacy trends, medication errors, drug interactions, patient education, pharmacy technology, disease state management, patient counselling, product news, pharmacy law and specialty pharmacy.
AIM, SCOPE AND AUDIENCE
The international audience of Ghana Pharmaceutical Journal and The Apothecary News consists of pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and healthcare professionals. The journal is available to over 3,000 members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, as well as non-member individual subscribers and subscribing institutions. Authors should consider the status of the readership when writing the article.
Articles have been engineered specifically for the requirements of the target audience and the structure is designed to reflect this.
The information below provides an overview of the requirements, word limits and format for each peer-reviewed article type published in Ghana Pharmaceutical Journal. Authors should also consult the ICMJE ‘Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals’
Peer-reviewed article types
The information below provides an overview of the requirements, word limits and format for each peer-reviewed article type published in the Ghana Pharmaceutical Journal. Authors should also consult the ICMJE ‘Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals’, in particular the section on ‘Preparing a Manuscript for Submission to a Medical Journal’, prior to submitting an article to The Ghana Pharmaceutical Journal.
CPD articles [Published in The Ghana Pharmaceutical Journal]
CPD articles provide focused, evidence-based learning content for health professionals. CPD articles are designed to meet specific learning objectives relevant to clinical practice, and are peer-reviewed to ensure they are comprehensive, authoritative and accurate. CPD articles are accompanied by an online assessment, allowing readers to test their knowledge and demonstrate evidence of their learning.
Word limit: To be agreed with the Editor at the time of commissioning